Mount Kawi is an ancient imperial mausoleum, built in the 11th century AD. It is a world cultural heritage of Bali. If time is enough, it is worth visiting. The chartered train returned from the Beijing-Damani volcano and came in time. It is very close to Shengquan Temple and can be visited together. The mausoleum is situated in a canyon in Tampasilin, north of Ubud. From the entrance to the tomb, you should go down the stone steps path. Along the way, you can also see the tropical terraced fields of Ubud. Walking down the canyon, you can see the rocks on both sides as if they had been cut, leaving a passage. Walking through the corridor and down to the bottom of the valley, a group of ruins appeared not far away. The main part of this relic is nine giant shrines cut along the cliffs of the mountain, each about 7 meters high, with the middle of the Paulisan River as the boundary, symmetrically distributed on both sides. The site was built in memory of Anak Wungsu, king of the Udayana Dynasty in Bali, and his concubines. Feel the geomancy here is still very good, quiet and concealed, rocky cliffs, springs turbulent, there is also a Hindu temple to visit. Generally speaking, there are not many people here. They are quiet, beautiful scenery and complete heritage preservation. Just a little tired up and down the steps.
The local scenic spot is mountainpoet. It's really beautiful, but there are a lot of steps down. When we come back, we are tired. There are terraces and stone statues. The natural environment is beautiful. It takes an hour to go sightseeing. Anyway, it feels great!
Riding a motorcycle from the De Grand Terrace to the mountain path to the Saint Spring Temple, the scenery is more beautiful, the combination of green fields and temples looks very beautiful, empty, more quiet. About 8 kilometers circled up and down the mountain path to Shengquan Temple, which is also the scenic spot of Ubu, and there are many visitors. Shengquan Temple was discovered in 962 AD. It is said that it has magical power. Different outlets have different effects. It has the functions of eliminating disasters, eliminating evil spirits and alleviating illness and pain. Hinduism's worship of water can be seen from this. Visitors go to Shengquan Temple for worship, hoping that the holy water can wash the body and pray for health and tranquility. Holy pools are divided into left pools for health and right pools for wealth. People come to Zuochi in an endless stream, which shows that people's desire for health is stronger than wealth.
The environment around Mt. Kawi is very good. You can see a lot of tropical plants and paddy fields. It's relaxing and happy. All the way through, you can see that the local people are working. These paddy fields are not specially planned for the scenic spots. The scenic spots in Bali are generally the same. They respect nature very much, and they will not be forced to renovate, which makes people feel very cordial. The stone wall of the shrine is somewhat far away and needs to walk many steps, so there are not many people here. It is quieter than the Shengquan Temple. Many people give up because they want to climb the steps, but they are not tired. They can enjoy a lot of natural scenery along the way. It is worthwhile to drip through the dense trees and rivers and finally come to the grand shrine. Many years ago, the temple built with volcanic ash still exists today. The vicissitudes of the sea and the fields are full of people and people. The edges of the stone statues have been smoothed by the weathering of the years. These huge shrines carved on the stone walls are about 7 meters high and very spectacular. Compared with the statues of Dunhuang Grottoes, some people may say that they are not exquisite enough, but as the remains of the 11th century to date, his momentum is enough to be respected and convincing, sacred and solemn, inviolable, and needs to be calm down to feel.
Shengquan Temple is one of the six famous temples in Bali, the island of thousands of temples. According to legend, a Mayadanawa king who likes to boast of magic has attracted the challenge of the gods. Mayadanawa was defeated by Indra and turned into a poisonous fountain. Many gods died from drinking or bathing in springs. So Indra, the God of heaven, inserted his sword into the earth and drew out the immortal spring named Amerta.
The old Shengquan Temple was built in the 11th century. Located at the source of the Pakerisan River, on the hillside of the Batur Mountains. Ten huge rock sculptures make the whole old Shengquan Temple more impressive and awesome than the elephant cave. The old Shengquan Temple is surrounded by terraces and tropical rainforests, with excellent natural scenery. Standing on the mountainside or on any stone step, you can have a good view, which is a great place to take pictures.
It is said that it was chiseled as a royal mausoleum and is a royal shrine. Ticket 6000 Indonesian shield, the site also has temples, sacred and solemn, visitors are prohibited to enter, stairs are very side, when unable to walk, sit on the stone steps to rest, look at the beautiful scenery or recall childhood or experience nature.
But it's worth it. The scenery is very beautiful. And the rivers and forests around the temple give it a great atmosphere. The huge stone carvings are hidden on both sides of the stream. It's amazing! It takes ten minutes to climb up and down the stone steps, but it's definitely worth it!
Mt. Kawi is a Hindu temple complex. Its architectural style is similar to that of the Holy Spring Temple, but relatively quiet. The surroundings are beautiful terraces and dense tropical forest. Usually you have to charter a car to get there. It's close to Shengquan Temple and can be arranged together.